Uncertain Future for Little Dog Beaten With a Shoe—Help Keep Her Safe!

Footage captured on a video doorbell system in Atlanta shows a woman viciously pummeling a tiny dog. After PETA and local officials offered rewards, a suspect was arrested and charged with misdemeanor cruelty to animals and the two dogs in the alleged abuser’s custody were moved to safety. However, the future safety of the dogs may depend on a vigorous prosecution of this case, so we must keep pressure on officials!

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Please take a moment to send a polite e-mail to Atlanta and Fulton County, Georgia, officials. Thank them for taking cruelty-to-animals cases seriously, and urge them to charge this case as a felony rather than a misdemeanor. Most importantly, ask them to ensure that the dogs’ ongoing safety remains the foremost priority.

Please take a moment to leave a polite comment on the Facebook pages of the Fulton County Solicitor General and the Fulton County District Attorney.

Fulton County Solicitor General

Fulton County District Attorney

Please feel free to use our sample letter, but remember that using your own words is always more effective.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind